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University, West Lafayette, IN
Assistant professor, tenure-track, salary commensurate with experience
and qualifications. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate and graduate
courses, with emphasis on digital media, web design, and interactive
and motion graphics. Qualifications: MFA or equivalent professional
experience. Prior university teaching preferred. Preferential deadline
Jan. 31, 2001. Screening will continue
until position is filled.
Contact: Li Zhang, firstname.lastname@example.org
Media Design & Imaging
Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
professor, tenure-track, salary commensurate with qualifications
and experience. Responsibilities: teach major courses, curriculum
development, professional development. Qualifications: MFA in visual
communications, including interactive media; professional experience;
teaching experience at college level. Review of applications begins
Jan. 31, 2001 and continues until position is filled.
Contact: Prof. Nancy Ciolek, 716-475-2668
Communication Design/Interaction Design
The Ohio State University,
Regular nine-month tenure track appointment, rank and salary negotiable
depending on experience and qualifications. Review of applicants
begins Dec. 1, 2000, and will proceed
until position is filled.
Contact: Paul Nini, email@example.com
The Georgia State University School of Art
and Design, Atlanta, GA
Tenure-track position, salary and rank open, dependent upon qualifications
and experience. Seeking a designer to teach undergraduate and graduate
design courses in Graphic Design Program and to help develop a new
interdisciplinary graduate program in multimedia design. Qualifications:
MFA or comparable in Graphic Design or Visual Communications; university
level teaching experience preferred; Macintosh proficiency; demonstrated
ability to pursue research/professional work at national level required.
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2001.
Contact: Liz Throop,
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Assistant professor, tenure-track, salary commensurate with experience,
starting August 2001. Primary responsibilities will be teaching
digital imaging and graphic design. Desired skills include multimedia,
web site design, motion graphics and graphic design history. Other
teaching responsibilities may include foundations and art appreciation.
Applicant should have a strong commitment to teaching. Participation
in creative/scholarly activity and departmental and university service
is expected. Deadline: Jan. 5, 2001.
The University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Assistant professor, tenure-track, starting September 2001. Nationally
recognized visual communications program seeks a designer/educator
to teach all levels of comprehensive curriculum, foundation through
graduate. Masters degree in design or an allied field required.
Preference given to candidates specializing in one or more of: typography,
history, identity, information design, environmental design, multimedia
design, interactive programs, design research. Preference given
to applications received before Jan. 5, 2001.
Contact: Karen Cheng, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Art Institute
of Boston at Lesley University.
Fulltime position, rank dependent on experience. MFA in Graphic
Design (or professional equivalent) required, 2 yrs. professional
experience plus some college-level teaching. Candidate must have
ability to teach broad range of undergraduate courses, including
either interactive or time-based media. Preference given to applications
received by Jan. 15, 2001.
Search, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley College,
700 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02215
Professor(s), Digital Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design
of Design, University of Cincinnati.
Master's degree required; teaching and/or professional experience,
outstanding design research potential preferred. Candidates should
demonstrate sophisticated design understanding, commitment to higher
education, and potential for continuing contributions through practice
and/or research. Application deadline Jan.
Contact: Chair, Design Search Committee,
School of Design, College of DAAP, Univ. of Cincinnati, PO Box 210016,
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0016
Professor, Digital Media Artist/Designer
Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.
MFA and college level teaching required. Must be prepared to teach
both theoretical and technical aspects of time based digital media.
Also required: knowledge of criticism/theory as applied to digital
art; awareness of the changing roles of virtual environments and
of evolving digital media.
Contact: Joseph Coates, 805-756-2446,
of California - Santa Cruz.
Seeking innovative artist to teach
all levels of electronic art, special topics in interactive technologies,
foundation courses and art seminars. MFA or equivalent professional
qualifications. Knowledge of Macintosh environment required.
Media Artist/Graphic Design
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Tenure-track, full-time. Requirements: MFA
preferred; BA + 3-5 yrs. related experience, expertise with Macintosh
computers & software. Responsibilities include development/teaching
of Internet/web design, interactive and motion graphics, and/or
Marna Brauner, email@example.com
or Glen Powell, 414-229-6054.
Los Angeles Mission
Tenure-track. Requirements: BA + 2 yrs. related experience in multimedia
industry or Associate degree + 6 yrs. experience; classroom competency,
leadership, expertise, and in-depth technical knowledge.
Office of Personnel Operations,
Los Angeles Mission College, 213-891-2211 or www.lamission.cc.ca.us/multimedia
list an opening here, send
information to Al Wasco, editor.]
The Designer as Author: Entrepreneurism
in the Digital Age
March 2-3, 2001, New York City
The MFA Design department at the School of Visual Arts will host
a symposium to examine the next stage of graphic design: authorship,
entrepreneurism, and content creation. The message is the medium
and bringing ideas to fruition for an audience is the key. SPEAKERS:
Stefan Sagmeister, Bruce Mau, Peter Girardi, Maira Kalman, David
Small, and many more. Each will present their work and discuss their
creative, technological, and business approaches. The audience will
have an opportunity to discuss the possibilities inherent in "authorship"
in the broadest sense of the term.
Information: Steven Heller & Lita Talarico:
for Convergence/Designing for Divergence
Various dates, Oct. 2000-April 2001,
Los Angeles, CA.
Annenberg Center for Communication presents a dialogue series on
the challenges of creating entertainment content in a multi-platform
world, hosted by Celia Pearce.
Contact Celia Pearce at (213) 743-1945 or email
in Art & Design Education
April 9-12, 2001, Glasgow, Scotland
www.gsa.ac.uk/cade or email:
Directors Club Exhibition
annual competition, "Type Ascending." Electronic media categories
include: TV commercials, video/movie titles, multimedia, internet,
interactive computer graphics. Special category for student work with
cash awards for three winners. Deadline: Jan.
Magazine Interactive Media Design Review
Annual competition showcasing the
best interface and multimedia designs of the past year. Winning projects
will be featured in the June 2001 issue of ID Magazine. Categories
include Websites, disk media, software, games, kiosks/installations,
experimental and student work. Deadline: Jan.
"ideal" design history and criticism curriculum
The AIGA (American Institute of Graphic
Arts) wants to find two examples of the "ideal" curriculum for a program
that will address the nexus between design history and criticism.
We are asking that you submit a proposal for what it should be. Two
selected syllabi will be presented by the authors in a special session
at the Looking Closer conference in NYC, Feb. 2001.
Steven Heller, firstname.lastname@example.org
Alice Twemlow, email@example.com
be listed here, send information
to Al Wasco, editor.]
DESCRIPTIONS, SYLLABI, PROJECTS
Graphic Design projects
Diana Black, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
Media on the Web: Course Syllabi
Paul Martin Lester, Professor, California State University, Fullerton
Design Midterm Project
Wasco, Cleveland State University
to Interactive Design
Herron School of Art
YOUR course description, syllabus, or project
teams, and "The List"
and former teacher Cindy Lowrey shares ideas for getting
students more involved in critiques.
tips for better critiques
your students dread critiques? (Do you?) Read
about how you can make critiques productive
Be sure to read Bruce Cline's article below, too.
of critiques and how to use them, by Dr. Bruce Cline, Chair of the
Photography Department at Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, OH
experiences, not objects.
If design is becoming more about creating experiences,
what should replace educational traditions that emphasize objects
and designers rather than audiences and their experiences? Written
by Meredith Davis, North Carolina State University.
[Highlights] or [Full
for faculty teaching in computer-based media in fine art & design
new software, new hardware, and new courses coming along all the
time, do you feel like you have way too much to do? The College
Art Association (CAA) agrees. Faculty & administrators need
to read this report.
thresholds in Graphic Design programs
should design students be learning about new media; how should faculty
and institutions respond to new demands? Excerpts from a report
by American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and National Association
of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD)
text downloadable as PDF]
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